Nursing – LPN

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PRACTICAL NURSING CERTIFICATE LEADING TO LPN (157)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST SEMESTER 

Course #

Course Title

Credit

Pre-Requisite Courses (if applicable)

SDV

101

Orientation to Careers in Health Sciences     

1

 

PNE

161

Nursing in Health Changes I (Actual Clinic hours — 24 Geriatrics)

6

Acceptance into Practical Nursing program

SAF

130

Safety for Healthcare

1

 

Students earn AHA Heartsaver OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen certification and OSHA 10 certification.

OPTION: After successful completion of PNE 161 and 40 clinical hours students are eligible to challenge the Certified Nurse Aide Exam

NUR

135

Drug Dosage Calculations

2

 

PNE

143

Applied Nursing Skills

1

Acceptance into Practical Nursing program

PNE

173

Pharmacology for PN’s

2

Acceptance into Practical Nursing program

PNE

174

Applied Pharmacology for Practical Nursing

1

Acceptance into Practical Nursing program

PNE

155

Body Structure & Function

3

Working on courses for or acceptance into Practical Nursing program

STUDENTS MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO TAKE THE VIRGINIA BOARD OF NURSING CERTIFIED MEDICATION AIDE EXAM
SECOND SEMESTER   
PNE 162 Nursing in Health Changes II (Actual Clinic Hours — 210 MS/GERI/PEDI/MENTAL) 10 SDV 100, ENG 111, PNE 161, MTH 126, PNE 143, PNE 173, PNE 155
PSY 230 Developmental Psychology 3  
PNE 158 Mental Health  1 SDV 100, ENG 111, PNE 161, MTH 126, PNE 143, PNE 173, PNE 155
PNE 159 Care of Pediatric Clients  2 SDV 100, ENG 111, PNE 161, MTH 126, PNE 143, PNE 173, PNE 155
THIRD SEMESTER   
ENG 111 College Composition 3  
PNE 164 Nursing-Health Changes IV (Actual Clinic Hours — 210 OB/Advanced Clinical) 10 PNE 162, PSY 230, PNE 158, PNE 295
PNE 132 Care of Maternal and Newborn Clients   2 PNE 162, PSY 230, PNE 158, PNE 295
PNE 145 Trends 1 PNE 162, PSY 230, PNE 158, PNE 295
HLT 130 Nutrition and Diet Therapy 2  
Graduates are eligible to sit for the NCLEX-PN examination and subsequent licensure.
Total Program Credits  51  

Notes and Additional Curriculum Options

Course substitutions may be available. Please see an advisor for more information.

Completion of both PSY 231 and PSY 232 will substitute for PSY 230. Completion of BIO 145, or both BIO 141 and 142, or completion of both BIO 231 and 232, will substitute for PNE 155.

For Further Information, Contact:

Wes Mullins, Dean of Health Sciences
jmullins@kreationsbykawehi.net 276.523.9017
Lena Whisenhunt , Program Director
lwhisenhunt@kreationsbykawehi.net 276.523.9022
Sabrina Cowden
scowden@kreationsbykawehi.net 276.523.9012
Mitzi Jones
mjones@kreationsbykawehi.net 276.523.9015